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| IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT|
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
UNITED STATES' OPPOSITION TO MOTION FOR LEAVE OF COURT TO FILE SUPPLEMENTAL EVIDENTIARY BRIEF BY MICHAEL LOVERN, SR., ET AL
The United States opposes the motion of Michael Lovern, Sr. to file supplemental materials in these proceedings.(1) As the United States has explained in previous filings, Mr. Lovern's claims are completely unrelated to the issues before the Court.(2)
The Court should deny Mr. Lovern's Motion for Leave of Court to File Supplemental Evidentiary Brief.
Dated: October 26, 2006
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I hereby certify that on the 26th day of October, 2006, I caused a copy of the foregoing United States' Opposition to Motion for Leave of Court to File Supplemental Evidentiary Brief by Michael Lovern, Sr., et al, to be mailed, by U.S. mail, postage prepaid, to the movant listed below:
Michael Lovern, Sr.
1. As in his previous filings, Mr. Lovern purports to file his motion on behalf of National Teleprocessing, Inc. and American TeleDial Corp., companies he allegedly founded. Motion for Leave of Court to File Supplemental Evidentiary Brief by Michael Lovern, Sr., et al at 24 (Oct. 12, 2006) ("Lovern Motion"). It is our understanding that Mr. Lovern is not licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, and thus may not represent these corporations here. See Rowland v. California Men's Colony, 506 U.S. 194, 201-202 (1993).
2. See Opposition of the United States to Michael Lovern, Sr.'s Motion for Amicus Curiae Status and Intervenor Status (May 23, 2006); Opposition of the United States to Michael Lovern's Motion for Leave to File Motion for Reconsideration (Aug. 2, 2006).